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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Friday, February 27 - Sunday, March 1
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, February 27
    Tony Musso on Staatsburg
    Weekly columnist Musso on his book Staatsburg: A Village Lost in Time. Local History Rm; refreshments served. Phone: 845-876-0246. Email: dhmny@aol.com. Url: http://rhinebeckhistoricalsociety.org.

  • Saturday, February 28
    Snowshoe Walk at Olana
    Enjoy the beauty of winter along the scenic carriage drives. Break in your new snowshoes, or test out a pair of ours. 1–3pm. $10/adult, $5/child; All Ages; Snowdate: Sunday, March 1. Phone: 518-828-1872 x109. Email: shasbrook@olana.org. Url: http://olana.org.

  • Saturday, February 28
    Opening, Works on Paper
    Reception 6–8 pm. Phone: 845-757-2667. Url: http://www.tivoliartistsgallery.com. .

  • Sunday, March 1
    Toy & Train Show
    34th annual event. 10am–3pm. $3/under 6 free. In gymnasium & student dining hall. Sponsored by the CGC Foundation, Inc. Phone: 518-828-4181. Url: http://sunycgcc.edu.

  • Sunday, March 1
    Conservatory Orchestra
    Guest conducter Jeffrey Milarsky. Program: Adams’ Dr. Atomic Symphony, Barber’s First Essay for Orchestra, and two world premieres by Bard students. 3pm. $15/$20, free w/Bard ID. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Sunday, March 1
    WWI & the End of the Gilded Age
    Special 1 & 1/2 hour tour explores the Mills's extravagance withering away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Pls.reserve. $10/$8/ under 12 free. At 1pm. Phone: 845-889-8851 X300. Email: Donald.Fraser@parks.ny.gov . Url: http://staatsburgh.org.

  • Sunday, March 1
    CSA Fair
    Hudson River Exchange's first-ever CSA Fair: sign up for a seasonal CSA share—from fruits and vegetables to herbs, meat and dairy. Check web for vendor list. 11am–2pm. Phone: 310-867-0372. Url: http://Hudsonriverexchange.com.

  • Sunday, March 1
    Conversation About Climate
    All viewpoints welcome and respected. Moderated by Lawrence Miller. 4:30pm. Phone: 845-876-4030. Email: starrdirector@starrlibrary.org. Url: http://starrlibrary.org.

  • Monday, March 2
    Conservatory Faculty Recital
    Jeffrey Kahane on piano and Joseph Swensen, violin, present Arvo Pärt's Fratres, Prokofiev's Sonata No. 1, Brahms's Sonata No. 1, and Gershwin's Three Preludes. 8pm. Phone: 845-758-7196. Email: conservatoryconcerts@bard.edu. Url: http://bard.edu/conservatory/events.

  • Wednesday, March 4
    Philadelphia Flower Show Trip
    Book reservation for CCE's annual bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme: Lights, Camera, BLOOM! $70 inc transportation and admission. Leaving Millbrook promptly 8am, returning around 9:30pm. Pre-registration required. Phone: 845-677-8223 x115. Email: nh26@cornell.edu. Url: http://cce.cornell.edu.

  • Wednesday, March 4
    "Death and Doughnuts"
    Safe open forum about death and dying, led by Pastor Will Starkweather; guest speaker from Hospice. 2–3:30pm. Free. Phone: 845-876-4471. Url: http://rhinebecklutheran.org.

  • Thursday, March 5
    Jack Kelly Talk
    From the author of Band of Giants, on the American Revolutionary War. 7pm. Refreshments, free. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    La Cage Aux Folles
    Diana di Grandi directs this Up In One Production of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. This show is of an outrageously funny and touching story—one of family values, love, diversity and acceptance. Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 3pm. Tkts: $27/ $25. Phone: 845-876-3080. Email: upinoneprod@aol.com. Url: http://centerforperformingarts.org.

  • Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7
    Haydn's The Creation
    Conducted by Leon Botstein, chorus directed by James Bagwell. W/members of American Symphony Orchestra, Bard Conservatory Orchestra & Festival Chorale & Chamber Singers &Graduate Vocal Arts Program, and Longy Chorale. 8pm. $25–40. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 8
    Dance Concert
    Choreographed and performed by Bard students. Fri–Sat 7:30pm, Matinees: Sat 2pm & Sun 4pm. Free, reservations required. Phone: 845-758-7900. Email: fishercenterboxoffice@bard.edu. Url: http://fishercenter.bard.edu.

  • Friday, March 6
    Morton Talent Show
    Local residents perform on stage .. .visual art on walls and edible art on table. 6pm. Suggested donation, $5. Phone: 845-876-2903. Email: mortonrhinecliff@gmail.com. Url: http://morton.rhineclifff.lib.ny.us.

  • Saturday, March 7
    HV LGBTQ Gala
    10-year anniversary of founding of LGBTQ's Hudson Valley Center. Cocktails, fine dining, auction, and dancing at 6pm. $150/$75. Phone: 845-331-5300. Url: http://LGBTQCenter.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Backyard Wildlife
    Learn how to attract birds, butterflies & endangered local animals. W/ecologist Casey Tompkins. At 1pm. Phone: 845-757-3771. Email: tivolilibrary@gmail.com. Url: http://tivolilibrary.org.

  • Saturday, March 7
    Scrabble Rabble
    Open scrabble games for all ages. 1pm. Phone: 845-758-3241. Email: redhookpr@gmail.com. Url: http://redhooklibrary.org.

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Dutchess/Columbia Community Businesses

Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, deli, cheese shop, gourmet grocery, delectable baked goods. Garden center, nursery, houseplants. Thousands of annuals and perennials grown on our family farm. Family owned since 1919.

1560 Rt. 9W, Kingston
845-336-6300

Rachel Collet Photography provides wedding, portrait, event, and fine art photography services. Rachel and her staff pride themselves on creating contemporary and timeless images that capture your personality and your occasion. Also ask about our elegant photo booths for parties and celebrations of all kinds.

845-554-3443

Serving Dutchess and Columbia counties. All types of carpentry, additions, renovations, roofing, decks, etc. Free estimates, fully insured. Call for appointment. See also “Lawn & Landscape."

518-537-5526

Tradition, pride, experience, and the finest ingredients combine to bring the best of old Mexico to your table. Our menu is packed with classic Mexican dishes we create from scratch. From delicious appetizers to tasty salads, inspired entrees to decadent desserts, your meal will be one of a kind. Don't forget to order a Margarita at the bar or with your dinner. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be happy to offer suggestions or answer questions. We hope you walk in a stranger and leave a friend. Gracias Amigos!

7483 S. Broadway, Red Hook
845-835-8207

Collaborative, strength-based psychological services. Services offered include family, couples, adolescent, and adult psychotherapy, women’s groups, and clinical supervision. Approved Supervisor, AAMFT.

6402 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck
845-389-1861

Taste the difference. We provide high quality food and catering with attention to detail and exquisite presentation. Seasonal fresh, local ingredients used. Call to discuss your upcoming event.

One E. Market St., Red Hook
845-758-9030

Enjoy the taste and sounds of Italy in an intimate and warm setting right here in Rhinebeck. Dishes from the Italian homeland with gourmet artistry and local bounty. Call about catering or to book your holliday parties. Find Puccini Ristorante on Facebook. Venite à trovarci presto! Grazie!

22 Garden St., Rhinebeck
845-876-3055

Your area professional since 1968, is always buying and selling coins currency, gold and silver, jewelry, old marbles, postcards, toys and many other small collectibles. Fair and honest dealings guaranteed. Bill and Ruth Blair. Call for appointment.

845-254-4717

Pizza, calzones, stromboli, hot & cold & parmigiana heros—and full Italian dinner menu. Homemade sauces, pizza dough, & desserts (cheese cake, cannoli & specials). Directions from 9G: go east at Germantown light and take first left.

85 Palatine Park Rd., Germantown
518-537-6262

4200 sq. ft. multi dealer antique center. Antiques, primitives, vintage. 7 days. Surrounded by other interesting shops.

10 Main St, New Paltz
845-255-1403

Custom Ornamental Gates * Railings * Fences * Fire Escapes * Commissioned Sculpture. Over 20 Years Experience.

845-724-3154

Lovely country setting 10 minutes north of the center of Rhinebeck. 4 comfortable A/C rooms decorated with a combination of antiques and modern amenities. Hearty breakfast served from 8 AM. Lower rates mid-week/off season. Free WiFi.

339 Stone Church Rd., Rhinebeck
845-758-2427

Voted "Best Sushi of the Hudson Valley 2014" by Hudson Valley magazine. Also "Destination Restaurant" by Culinary Institute of America. Four and 1/2 stars from the Poughkeepsie Journal & "Best Sushi in the Hudson Valley" Zagat's. Tucked in the heart of Rhinebeck, Osaka has been the go-to-sushi restaurant for 19 years. Chefs work in rhythm to craft sushi, sashimi, and rolls from a vividly bright palette of salmon, tuna, yellowtail, squid, uni, and other varieties of fish. For diners looking to take a break from the raw dishes, Osaka serves a variety of tempura, teriyaki, hibachi, and noodle bowl dinners. Eat-in or take-out.

22 Garden St. , Rhinebeck
845-876-7338

The Children’s Medical Group has a distinguished history of caring for the region’s children, with a tradition of excellence, accessibility and caring, offering comprehensive medical service to children of all ages. Kingston office now open; Monday evening hours in Rhinebeck.

Rhinebeck Office Park 187 E. Market St., Rhinebeck
845-452-1700

Furniture restoration, and repairs. Chair caning and seat weaving. Established in 1986. Fully insured. See also under “Carpentry & Custom Woodworking.”

Elizaville
845-756-2788

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